Nominating Commission to Meet Friday, Consider 5 for Vacancy

The Judicial Nominating Commission will meet Friday to interview and hear public comments on five attorneys who have applied to fill an upcoming vacancy on 17th Judicial District Circuit Court. Judge Robert Crigler has announced he will retire from the bench in May. The meeting will take place at the Blue Ribbon Circle Club/Celebration Grounds in Shelbyville beginning at 9 a.m. Candidates for the position are solo practitioner Forest A. Durard Jr. of Shelbyville; Assistant District Attorney General Brooke Charles Grubb of Fayetteville; Medley & Spivy partner Barbara G. Medley of Lewisburg; John Harvey Norton III, senior member of the Norton Law Firm in Shelbyville; and Assistant District Attorney General Michael Randles of Lewisburg. Information about the candidates is available on the AOC website.